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Cloud offers affordable business software

Cloud offers affordable business software

April 24, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

Business software can be too expensive and too difficult to manage for some growing companies, but according to One Channel, the cloud now offers cost savings, flexibility, scalability, security and speed that growing companies will find very appealing. Cloud ERP software can be a great choice for dynamic and fast-growing companies, it connects finance,...

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The evolving role of the ICT outsourcer

The evolving role of the ICT outsourcer

April 24, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

As an increasing number of organisations become more ambitious with their Cloud migration strategies – in some cases moving hundreds or thousands of applications to hosted platforms – the traditional role of the ICT outsourcer is rapidly evolving....

New research reveals how Africa is using the Cloud

New research reveals how Africa is using the Cloud

April 23, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cloud computing has taken off dramatically across Africa’s major markets, but its benefits are experienced very differently in each region – as are its budget allocations. These were some of the key findings of Cloud Africa 2018, a research project...

Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

Microsoft reveals new IoT platform

April 19, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

It’s a minor revolution: Microsoft has presented its latest security-enhancing solution for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, based on a custom Linux kernel. As part of its embracing of the Internet of Things, Microsoft has announced Azure Sphere, an...

Using technology to upgrade your small business

What’s stopping small businesses from moving to the cloud

April 6, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on What’s stopping small businesses from moving to the cloud

Silicon Valley has dominated the global tech stage. It’s home to the largest collective of tech hubs in the world – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google. But now, other countries are hungry for a piece of the pie. South Africa is one such...

The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

March 23, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

Cloud and virtualisation technologies have the potential to entirely reshape the local broadcast industry – changing how broadcasters create, distribute and monetise their video content. “In recent years, Cloud computing architectures have shown clear...

Cloud can help transform IoT from individual components to integrated platform

Cloud can help transform IoT from individual components to integrated platform

March 22, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Cloud can help transform IoT from individual components to integrated platform

Gartner’s technology predictions state that 2018 will be the year in which intelligent things proliferate, driving a shift from stand-alone things to a swarm of collaborative intelligent things, with the focus moving away from the sensors themselves, and...

Gen II security could save companies from a Gen V cyberattack

How cloud is bringing application and process users together

March 19, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on How cloud is bringing application and process users together

The cloud has evolved and no longer defined by an air of silence between those who implement cloud systems and their customers, who are mostly business users. Today, as offerings evolve into more bespoke solutions, cloud vendors must deal directly with...

Gen II security could save companies from a Gen V cyberattack

Combating cloud’s biggest security risk: The user

March 13, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Combating cloud’s biggest security risk: The user

Cloud is coming into its own. Forrester says that public cloud platforms, business services, and applications will reach $236B by 2020. With cloud spending predicted to be six times that of IT spending over the same period, a cloud strategy is how companies...

New research reveals how Africa is using the Cloud

Remaining compliant in the cloud

March 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Remaining compliant in the cloud

High profile data breaches litter the headlines on a daily basis, forcing some of the world’s most famous brands to disclose that millions of customer records have been exposed, and resulting in massive regulatory fines. This is why for CIOs of large...

Gen II security could save companies from a Gen V cyberattack

Epsilon and WIOCC Partner to deliver on-demand connectivity between Africa and the world

March 7, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Epsilon and WIOCC Partner to deliver on-demand connectivity between Africa and the world

Epsilon has partnered with WIOCC to deploy its Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform. The partnership provides WIOCC with on-demand connectivity to major global financial and communications hubs and extends the reach of the Infiny platform into...

Emerging markets lag in the adoption of cloud-friendly policies

Emerging markets lag in the adoption of cloud-friendly policies

March 6, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Emerging markets lag in the adoption of cloud-friendly policies

BSA | The Software Alliance has on Tuesday, 06 March released its 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard, a flagship study that assesses cloud computing policies around the globe. South Africa ranks 15th out of 24 leading IT economies, compared to its ranking...

Cloud and the evolution of data management skills

Cloud and the evolution of data management skills

March 5, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Cloud and the evolution of data management skills

According to Big Data Quarterly, cloud computing is fast becoming the solution of choice for data environments. South Africa is no different, and the increasing adoption of cloud technology is rapidly changing the way we manage data environments and the...

Emerging markets lag in the adoption of cloud-friendly policies

6 myths about Cloud busted – A quick guide for SMEs

February 19, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on 6 myths about Cloud busted – A quick guide for SMEs

There’s so much to think about when you’re launching or running your small business, but there’s no doubt that building an effective technology solution is key to its success. However, technology evolves quickly – and chances are that you can’t keep...

Microsoft Tech Summit 2018: a hybrid cloud vision of the future

Microsoft Tech Summit 2018: A hybrid cloud vision of the future

February 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Tech Summit 2018: A hybrid cloud vision of the future

On Tuesday 13 February 2018, Microsoft hosted its annual Tech Summit at the Cape Town International Conference Center (CTICC). The conference saw IT professionals and developers converge as it aimed to show them the necessary skills and knowledge that they...

What cloud service providers need to know

What cloud service providers need to know

February 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on What cloud service providers need to know

Businesses have become a lot more forward thinking when it comes to the cloud as we see companies starting to embrace this platform. Convenience, cost effectiveness and choice are just a few of the benefits proposed by cloud solutions today, and businesses...